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up with all of those cool, techie-type gadgets we saw. >> he started his own company to turn science fiction into reality. >> ah! >> science nonfiction. >> starting 10, 12, 16 foot back from the screen, we can be accurate when pointing. >> john actually created technology you can in a manipulate with the use of your hands. you see in this video, gloves with sensors on fingers and backs of the palms of the hand. watch what he can do. >> moving left, moving left to right. up and down and in and out, control. >> it looks like the skyline of downtown los angeles, and he is maneuvering just using his hands and his fingers. it's just like what we see in movies like "iron man." robert downey jr. standing there, manipulating, bringing things together just with the move of his digits. >> i need the sound going -- >> gross level remote control here just with the hands. backwards. >> utilizes this technology to go through and play videos. >> how cool is it, for our show. >>> clumsy cat. [ laughter ] >> saying that sex sells. apparently that is also the case in the real estate industry in queens
to the calorie. based on the science, a more nutritious mix. >> reporter: based on the science. is increase in plate waste. the only known study under the new guidelines contains a startling statistic. kids are throwing away twice as much food as last year. >> just plop the vegetables and food there, don't do anything else. waste goes up 97%. >> reporter: we visited a school in suburban chicago this month. where middle schoolers analyzed their waste and shocked to find 46 bocks of unopened pears. >> they're all unopened. >> reporter: week before, all 111 vegetable containers served were thrown away. >> schools tell us they're seeing a 50% increase in luncheon trash. >> it's too healthy. >> i try my hardest but it's not working. >> reporter: kids are bringing their own and only take vegetables and fruit when she makes them. >> a lot goes in the trash. >> reporter: the school is so secret it's hidden back here in a supply room behind a locked door and underneath one of the boxes. that ingredient? salt. >> the new school lunch rooms place limits on salt, ketchup and sugar. >> nobody is going g
get violently sick. >> new science shows you increase the size of the brain because you stimulate brain growth. when you do things like physical activity. you induce changes in your genes. >> reporter: these scans show the reward senters reacting to a chocolate milkshake. for some people the pleasure receptors turn off. for others it keeps reacting, wanting more. by focusing on the three ms. mind, mouth and muscle. the doctor thinks you can restrain the brain. tara is in what dr. peak calls master recovery. she did something beyond her wild dreams. finished an iron man triathlon. >> no dream is improblem. >> reporter: tara said she'll be a recovering food addict but knowing that is a victory. >> i wish i could be normal with it. but it will be okay. >> "the hunger fix " is in stors now. >>> up next the president's candid moments. secret recordings of john f. kennedy. plus "dancing's" biggest stars back. we talked with tom bergeron about dancing with the all stars. and retire with more? then don't get nickle and dimed by high cost investments and annoying account fees. at e-trade,
-- they are going to get dirty. . >> reporter: we partnered with a science and his students to find what was lurking in local bags. >> we just wipe round the areas where kids are most likely to touch. the handle and the top but also a bit of the front and the back. >> reporter: they swabbed more than 100 bags provided by three elementary schools. then went back to the lab to transfer cells from the swabs to dishes. >> you can see a variety of different things on any one box. >> reporter: what grew may gross you out. 59 of the 103 bags had low levels of staph, two had high amounts. >> having something like this get in to the wrong place at the wrong time could lead to a potential infection. >> reporter: including mrsa. the low levels of yeast are okay but that could mean the bags have big problems. >> they indicate just the fact that my box is coming in contact with vegetation, my food or sitting it on the lawn as i wait for the bus. >> reporter: and he found something that is very bad, 23 bags had fecal bacteria, four had dangerously high levels. >> get in to the system and in a good sized dose
katie club. we will tell you the warning science of bullying and how to intervene if your child is being harassed at school. a show every parent needs to watch. that's later on katie. >> that is 4:00 today here on abc 2. coming up, dramatic video to bring you this morning, you don't want to miss this. a massive fire caught on camera. how long crews had to work to get this mess under control. so, we all set? i've got two tickets to paradise! pack your bags, we'll leave tonight. uhh, it's next month, actually... eddie continues singing: to tickets to... paradiiiiiise! no four. remember? whoooa whooaa whooo! you know ronny, folks who save hundreds of dollars by switching to geico sure are happy. and how happy are they jimmy? happier than eddie money running a travel agency. get happy. get geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more. those spots are actually leftover food and detergent residue that can redeposit on your dishware during the rinse cycle. gross. jet-dry rinse agent helps wash them away so the only thing left behind is the shine. jet-dry rinses away residues fo
. the appraiser was here. meet tom, an appraiser for 26 years. he said it's part art, part science. >> what kind of improve manies have you made to your home in the recent past? >> a lot. >> reporter: he spent about an hour looking them over and sizing them up. but could those simple changes really increase their appraisal? >> cost is not value. because you paid "x" number of dollars and put $200,000 of upgrades into your home does not mean the market will reimburse you for those expenses. >> reporter: a day later they were ready to find out if the market would reimburse them for their upgrade. remember the last appraisal was $190,000. the new appraisal? >> that's good. >> reporter: $214,000. a $24,000 increase. for "nightline" i'm share win alfonsi in hackettestown, new jersey. >>> that worked. thanks for sharyn. next up. single, mormon and looking for lasting love while the cameras roll. meet the contestants of the mormon bachelor. that's next. two years ago, the people of bp made a commitment to the gulf. and every day since, we've worked hard to keep it. bp has paid over twenty-three billion
, not science fiction. >> reporter: speciality hospital in washington which helped her get off ventilator donated $8,000 to her and her family and she was presented with an ward from the johns hopkins hospital for inspiring others. she tries not to look back on the night that changed her life. >> i mean i ask myself why, who, why would they do this who did it, i have moments like that but --. >> reporter: she looks forward to years and decades of rehabilitation and years and decades with her children and grandchildren. >> i'm -- my legs or anything but i'm glad i'm still alive and still here. >> reporter: she has been able to recover some movement in her shoulder hands but fine mo skills may never return. there are no suspects in the shooting. >> let's take you down to camden yards. nice brisk flag flying there. feeling like fall but not to chilly yet. let's check in with jamie in just a little bit. crowd still hanging out, picking up the orange orioles stuff. nice night but what's on tap sniffle gentle breeze. >> not to much. >> 80s tomorrow. >> spice things up. >> 66 in town righ
the arms come apart. >> reporter: watch her hands. >> yep. baby just flies out. >> reporter: the science of destruction. a picture perfect crash, a wrecked jetliner and a treasure trove of new information about what it takes to survive the unthinkable. i'm neal corps skarlinsky for "nightline" in detroit. >> "curiosity: plane crash" airs sunday on the discovery channel. >>> she's known for her love songs like "you belong with me," come backstage with us at "glamour" cover shoot with the one and only taylor swift. [ female announcer ] e-trade was founded on the simple belief that bringing you better technology helps make you a better investor. with our revolutionary e-trade 360 dashboard you see exactly where your money is and what it's doing live. our e-trade pro platform offers powerful functionality that's still so usable you'll actually use it. and our mobile apps are the ultimate in wherever whenever investing. no matter what kind of investor you are, you'll find the technology to help you become a better one at e-trade. because it helps you keep doing what you love. no wonder it's a
of science is that what if he sinks to the bottom. >> you want to boil him. >> he is -- what are your predictions. >> he is going to the right. >> going to the right. >> yeah. >> a cold winter? let's worry about today. >> exactly. today is not cold. it's nice and mild but we are dealing with the rain out there. so, as you head out and about, put the heavy coats away. remember what we needed yesterday and the day before and break out the rain gear because the rain is here. and you can see it, it is going to clear out. we will head towards the eastern shore. that moves out and we get a little break so don't think it's going to be an all day event. but we have another round behind that. so, more showers and storms will be coming in here as we go into the afternoon. look on the bright side we need the rain. we are 6 inches below for the entire year. temperature wise is what we are working with this morning. mild at 64 in baltimore. we should be at 5 # for this time of the year. and 63 in annapolis and tillman close top 0 -- 70 and west minter at 606789 and federalsburg at 65 and goldsboro
. >> came up behind the cat, hit him in the back of the head and that causes the face to stick. >> science. everybody knows that. >> so frownie, it's cute. >> well, the fall collegiate semester is under way. lots of people, guys and gals go greek at their respective schools like these ladies at ole miss. watch this. one girl completely bites it. it appears as though she gets up and keeps going. you've got to give this girl some credit. this is apparently a day at ole miss where 1500 girls trying to get into sororities get an envelope with their name on it, tells them what sorority they are in, then they have to run to the specific sorority house. the guys filming this, said, okay, someone is going to bite it. you can hear them in the beginning. almost on cue, everybody breaks out laughing prosecute if you're one of the girls, no way you're helping. you don't know what sorority she gets into. you're not my sister. >> sisterly love should start right there. >> i agree. you should help up your fellow ladies. >> that's it for our show. have a great day, everybody. have a great rest of your day
for them. >> we have to get the wordous that it's easy and not science fiction and can help them gain independence and previous life back. >> reporter: specialty hospital in washington which helped her get off the ventilator donated $8,000 to her and her family and she was presented with an award from the johns hopkins hospital for being an inspiration to others. she tries not to look back on the night that changed her life forever. >> i mean, i ask myself, why, who, why would they do this, who did it. i have moments like that, but, i just leave it alone. >> reporter: instead she looks forward to years and decades of rehabilitation but also years and decades with her children and grandchildren. >> i still have use of my -- "don't -- i don't have use of my legs but i am glad i am still alive. i am still here. >> reporter: she has been able to recover some movement in her shoulder and hand but her doctor says fine motor skills might never return. police say they have no suspects in her shooting. christian schaeffer abc2 news. >> inspiration. >> wonderful story. >> strong lady. >>> stay
called those science fiction becoming tomorrow's reality. >> they're closer to becoming reality than you think. abc's jim avila has taken one for a test drive. >> reporter: you've seen this, cars that slam on the brakes before you hit a pole. but here's something you have never seen. the car of the future. making the driver totally unnecessary. no hands. google's working on one. and the federal government is sponsoring a field test in ann arbor, michigan. with cars that automatically swerve past accidents and alert you to oncoming hazards. now, this at general motors test track. i sat in the driver's seat when this car stayed in its lane. it stopped on its own when a car driving 30 miles an hour slower, pulled in front of us. >> we can see the day when cars avoid collisions. >> reporter: it's on a dream, since george jetson sat in his flying car. >> the vehicle can take complete control and take you to your destination in comfort and safety and security. >> reporter: this prototype used radar, cameras and gps to drive itself. feet off the pedals. can look away. don't do this at home. at
was here and we were about to find out. meet jake, an appraiser for 26 years. he said art-art, art-science. >> what kind of improvements have you made to your home in the recent past? >> a lot. >> reporter: remember that out of control office? now, all business. the cluttered kitchen, cleaned up. and the old facet, updated. and the living room, now spare. the old set, replaced with state of the art. but could those little changes really pay off? remember, the last appraisal came in at $190,000. the new appraisal? >> oh, good. >> that's a lot better. >> reporter: $214,000. a $24,000 increase. >>> and they were such good sport, they did everything on that seven-page to-do list. and it paid off. we said $1600. for every dollar they spent they got $15 back on that appraisal. the first appraisal, not the final word. good thing don't panic. >> and prospective buyers? >> they have people coming back. it's still for sale but they're coming back for a second look. >>> and coming up. are we looking at a bacon emergency? fear of shortage coast to coast. is it time to stock up? we have the answer when
-in for science. >> can i get five soft tacos. >> can i get a number four? >> reporter: over and over and over again. it's been dave giocolo's life the past three months or so. as has been eating the food. a precisely measured 1,000 calories a day -- an extra meal daily -- fast food only. >> how many calories? >> 770. >> reporter: why? because this man is paying him to. dr. samuel klein is a researcher at washington university medical school in st. louis, trying to understand why weight gain leads to diabetes and hypertension. at some point, research on rats alone just isn't enough. >> somebody has to eat this food this way to -- >> ultimately, it has to come to people. >> reporter: and a radio ad -- >> attention overweight volunteers -- >> reporter: -- that offered a cash incentive, up to $3,500. >> once i got into work, i called them right away. >> reporter: so did nurse dawn freeman. >> it probably took a month to get approved. >> reporter: and so they ate. every day -- from one of these five restaurants. until their weight went up a target of 5% or 6%. dawn, in eight weeks went from 170 t
have to try the science department. >>> this controversial headline, talking about a mom gene. there's some new research that says that could be something that actually gets that some women are better suited to give birth and be mothers. >> i have mom jeans. >> i'm wearing them now. cue the music. >>> get ready, everybody. trash to treasure in the house. it was a staple on "gaa." welcome to "gma" with this anchor showdown, like we've never done before. going to show you how to transform flea market bargains into stunning showpieces, we hope. yeah. we'll do our best, lara. >> that would be good of you. >> you might understand -- >> i'm lowering expectations, as the presidential nominees are both doing. >>> now, to the shocking murder mystery out of hollywood, that ended up with an up-and-coming tv actor dead. johnny lewis and officials say he went on a violent rampage, allegedly killing his landlady and then himself. was a designer drug behind all of it? abc's david wright has the latest from los angeles. david? >> reporter: that's the working theory of police officers investigating t
-driving cars, yes, i said self-driving cars, governor jerry brown called the vehicles "science fiction becoming tomorrow's reality." >> they're closer to being reality than you might think. in fact, abc's jim avila h already taken one out for a test drive. >> reporter: you have seen this -- cars that slam on the brakes before you hit a pole. but here's something you have never seen. the car of the future making the driver totally unnecessary. no hand. google is working on one. and the federal government is sponsoring a field test in ann arbor, michigan with cars that automatically swerve past potential accidents and alert you to oncoming hazards. and now this at general motors' test track, i sat in the driver's seat as this cadillac at high speeds stayed in its lane. at 60 miles an hour it stopped on its own even when a car driving 30 miles slower pulleden front of us. >> we can foresee the day when vehicles will avoid collisions. >> reporter: it has been a car maker's dream since george jetson sat in his automated flying car. >> the vehicle can take complete control and take you to your destin
's fun to speculate. but science is to advanced now, that a lab can determine a painting's age. an independent analysis can tell us if mona lisa has a twin or just an admiring copy. for "good morning america," jeffr jeffrey kofman, abc news, london. >> we'll have to wait for that. >> a fresher, younger copy. >>> let's get the weather from sam. >> mona, you look so different. did you get some rest? get a little sun? that conversation. all right. let's deal with a little bit of rain in west texas. this is very good news. it came with some strong, gusty winds. and in brief, downpour fashion. but this area is five to seven inches behind in rainfall. there's more of that coming today. it's coming in the package of strong storms. the very good news here, that front sinks in. east texas, by the end of the week, dallas, houston, you're going to be getting some of this rain that's sitting in that part of the country. there's another zone of severe storms. and the heat's back in the west. if you missed it in southern california, that last round of 90-degree heat from vegas to l.a., you'r
. and it was. much explanation still required. >>> a disturbing report on discrimination on women. science professors at six top universities. they found the professors widely regarded female undergraduates as less competent, even if they have the same accomplishments as the men. and the women were less likely to be offered jobs. the report called the bias pervasive. >>> and troubling use this morning, actress bonnie franklin has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. she starred on "one day at a time," as ann romano. franklin is 68 years old. her family says she is staying positive. >>> financial news today. get ready to pay more for the morning breakfast. the drought and rising feed costs is leading to a shortage of pork products. >>> and here's diane sawyer with a preview of tonight's "world news." diane? >> josh, great to have you back. great to talk to you again. and here's the question tonight. are you losing tens of thousands of dollars? is your bank telling you how much your home is really worth? we're going to show you how to get that money back. and it is real money. coming up to
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